Steve Jobs once said "Good artists copy; great artists steal" and "We have always been shameless about stealing great ideas." So it's not surprising that Apple, now embroiled in a patent war with Samsung over the look of its iPhone and iPad might have borrowed the iPhone's design from another company: Sony.
Fire up your Mac and start backing up your data because today the Mountain Lion roars, and it's going to be loud. Apple's next major operating system OS X Mountain Lion is now live on the Mac App Store. Here are the 9 features we're most excited for.
Yesterday's reveal of an iPad circa 2002 definitely took us by surprise. But those photos were small, slightly grainy and in black and white. Four more photos of the original iPad prototype have surfaced, this time compared to an iPad 2, and in COLOR.
While Samsung and Apple continue to duke it out over patents pertaining to modern tablet design (all of which are quite silly), the court filings have revealed a bunch of photos of an early iPad prototype dating some eight years before it would eventually launch.
Outspoken Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak shared a photo of what he carries in his travel backpack with Gizmodo and it's just unbelievable how much gear the guy needs
With so much smoke surrounding the iPhone 5, there's bound to be fire nearby. According to one website's inside sources, Apple could be planning to take the wraps off the iPhone 5 in early August, with a launch shortly after.
The iPod and dedicated MP3 market is in decline (Apple's fiscal 2012 results reported a 21 percent decline year-over-year from the last winter quarter) — no thanks to the smartphones and tablets. How might Apple revive its once mighty money printer? By redesigning the iPod Nano.
Though Amazon is reportedly stashing up patents to create its own version of a smartphone, one thing it won't be able to patent is the water damage indicator. That one goes to Apple, which has add that patent to its array before the iPhone was released.
Steve Jobs famously said that seven-inch tablets would be dead on arrival because they were too big to compete with smartphones and too small to compete with the iPad. That was two years ago. With CEO Tim Cook running Apple now, a smaller iPad could actually see the light of day.
While Apple updated its MacBook family at last month's WWDC, the iMac didn't get any new upgrades. Rumor has it Apple's already producing new iMacs — with Retina displays that'll make your eyeballs explode.